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Posted: 2 years ago, last updated 2 weeks ago.
Unlike the LittleBigPlanet games, this is a fully explorable three dimensional world. As you progress you follow a story of the dastardly Vex kidnapping Sackboy’s friends. You set off on a whirlwind caper through snowy mountains, dense jungles, dank underwater realms and even dark space colonies.
It's a fun game to play with the family not only because of the four player mode but because of the Pixar-like story it tells. On PlayStation 5 it's fast loading and supports the new DualSense controllers haptic feedback.
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Rated for younger players in the US. ESRB EVERYONE for Mild Cartoon Violence and Mild Lyrics. Players traverse platform environments, collect various items (e.g., bubbles), and battle whimsical enemies (e.g., fabric bulls). Players can defeat enemies by jumping on their heads, smacking them, or pulling their tails; enemies sometimes get stunned with “dizzy stars,” or disappear in a cloud of confetti and smoke. One song contains the word “damn.”
7+ year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game. The simple controls and multiplayer nature of this game make it an ideal early platforming challenge. Older players can help youngster progress, but they will still feel like they are participating meaningfully.
Account RatingYou need be 18-years-old to subscribe to PlayStation Plus for online play, but can create sub-accounts for younger players of 7-years or older to play online with PlayStation 4 or PlayStation 5.
Sackboy: A Big Adventure
Sackboy: A Big Adventure Digital Deluxe Edition
You need to purchase a PlayStation Plus subscription to play online with PlayStation 4 or PlayStation 5.
Overall the game ranks fairly well for accessibility, it has clear tutorials for individual moves which you can access at any time via the start menu. For a running and jumping game, the pace of the game is slightly slower than most, although being a platformer, timing is important as moving enemies and spinning platforms are common.
There are no difficulty settings, you are able to give yourself infinite lives so that you can enjoy the game without having to worry about a Game Over. A handy trigger for getting you back into the action in multiplayer matches. There are also options to turn the games button presses and holds into either presses or holds depending on preference.
The games remapping is fairly extensive, only lacking the ability to remap the joysticks to buttons if needed.
There is an overworld where you can use all of your moves which makes for a great practice area as there are no enemies or time limits.
The game is designed with visual interest in mind, as such, the levels are colourful and characterful, this could however be an issue for players who find too much sensory information challenging. You can select colour blind assists for Protanopia, Deuteranopia, Tritanopia and Achromatopsia.
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